One-year program track for M.S. in Bioengineering

General Description

The M.S. in BioE program has course-only, project, and thesis option leading to the same M.S. degree in BioE. The one-year M.S. program track is identical to the course-only option and can be completed with the following schedule that incorporates taking a summer course.
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Fall Semester:
BMEN 713: Biotechnology Entrepreneurship (Core course, 3 credit)
BMEN 712: Research Methods and Design of Experiments in Bio Engineering (Core course, 3 credit)
BMEN 695: Computational Systems Biology (3 credit)
BMEN 792: Bio Engineering Seminar (0 credit)
Engineering electives or life science electives (3 credit)

Total: 12 credits

Spring Semester:
BMEN 711: Biomaterials and Biocompatibility (Core course, 3 credit)
BMEN 733: Musculoskeletal Biomechanics (3 credit)
BMEN 792: Bio Engineering Seminar (0 credit)
Engineering electives or life science electives (6 credit)

Total: 12 credits

Summer Session I:
Engineering electives or life science electives (3 credit)

Total: 3 credits

Summer Session II:
Engineering electives or life science electives (6 credit)

Total: 3 credits

Note: Elective courses must be numbered 600-799


This program track is intended for STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) or life science (biology, biochemistry, animal science and their related) majors newly graduating with a B.S. degree, as well as for those already in the workforce who are interested in:

  • Expanding their education beyond the Bachelor of Science level and improving their professional competitiveness in the job market;
  • Completing an M.S. degree within 12-months, beginning fall semester and ending during the following summer semester;
  • Gaining an M.S. degree prior to joining a Ph.D. program at any institutions of higher education.

 

Eligibility:
This program track is designed to serve students with a Bachelor of Science degree in STEM or life science majors from US or international institutions who meet the Graduate College and departmental admission requirements.

Admission requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a college or university recognized by a regional or general accrediting agency.
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA
  • The official TOEFL score (at least 80 or higher internet-based score), or IELTS score (6.5 or higher) for international applicants.
  • Graduate admission application.
  • Application fee.
  • Transcript.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Personal Statement

Application Procedures
International Students
The application and all supporting documents must be received by June 15. All applications will be considered for starting in Fall semesters only.

Domestic Students
The application and all supporting documents must be received by July 15. All applications will be considered for starting in Fall semesters only.


Click here to apply to the One-Year M.S. degree program track in Bioengineering Program.